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Back-to-back blasts kill 10 in Kenya capital

Back-to-back explosions killed at least 10 people in a packed Nairobi market on Friday, extending a spate of attacks that have piled pressure on the government and spurred Britain and other Western nations to warn citizens about travelling to Ke

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Kenya scolds UK, US over travel warnings

Kenya rebuked Britain, the US, Australia and France on Thursday for issuing warnings about travel to the east African country and particularly its main port city after a series of attacks there. Kenya called the alerts "unfri

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Etihad names new Kenya GM

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has appointed Joan Mwaniki as its new general manager for its Nairobi (Kenya) operations. Mwaniki’s key responsibilities will be to increase awareness of the Etihad brand, and

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Nairobi attack may trigger tighter mall security

The deadly attack on a high-end Nairobi shopping mall on Saturday put the safety of malls around the world into the spotlight and could trigger moves to improve security and make it more visible.

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Kenya mall siege continues; toll climbs to 68

Heavy and sustained gunfire was heard at the Nairobi shopping mall where at least 68 people were killed by a Somali Islamist group, a Reuters witness reported on Monday, suggesting an assault by Kenyan security f

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Gunmen storm Nairobi Mall, 25 killed

Militant gunmen stormed a shopping mall in Nairobi on Saturday killing at least 25 people, including children, and sending scores fleeing in panic from shops and restaurants onto the streets, according to witnesses and the Red Cross.

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Kenya airport battles to reopen after blaze

Kenya pledged to reopen its main airport to all international flights on Thursday night in a bid to reassure travellers that east Africa's transport hub could recover quickly from a fire that left the arrivals terminal a smouldering, blacken

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Citadel firm completes $20m rail track in Kenya

Rift Valley Railways (RVR), a platform company of top investment firm Citadel Capital, and the operator of the Kenya-Uganda railway, has completed building 73 km of new railway track between Mombasa and Nairobi costing $20 million.

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Kenya Airways launches flights to Jeddah

Kenya Airways has commenced flights from Nairobi to Jeddah, the third Middle East destination for the airline. Kenya Airways will operate the route twice a week, every Tuesday and Saturday on an Embraer 90 with a 12/86 seating cap

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Kenya jails Iranians for life for plotting attacks

A Kenyan court sentenced two Iranian men to life in prison on Monday for planning to carry out bombings in Nairobi and other cities last year. Ahmad Mohammed and Sayed Mousavi were found guilty last week of planning the attacks an

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